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The top story this morning is the First Judicial District setting out a fact-finding process in the wake of the Traffic Court’s internal report that alleged rampant ticket-fixing for the politically connected. As reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes, there will be two separate processes for FJD employees: one will govern employees who technically work for the state and one will govern city-level employees.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Zack Needles writes that an Allegheny County trial judge has awarded quantum meruit fees to Pittsburgh-based Meyer, Darragh, Buckler, Bebenek & Eck in a fee dispute.
In more Regional News on Page 3, reporter Saranac Hale Spencer writes that teachers hurt in a game of “donkey ball” are seeking insurance money in a coverage dispute. The teachers fell off donkeys while preparing to play basketball as part of a program at their school.
In an Antitrust Law column on Page 5, Carl W. Hittinger and Lesli C. Esposito write that the FTC was at full throttle in their year in review.
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